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Appendix B

Awards and Decorations, Vietnam, through 1964*

Navy Cross

Maj Donald E. Koelper 1...................................................................................... 16 Feb 1964

SSgt John C. Thompson....................................................................................... 30 Apr 1964

 

 

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

MajGen Richard G. Weede 2........................................................................... Feb 1962-May 1964

MajGen Carl A. Youngdale........................................................................ 25 Jan 1964-20 Jul 1965

Silver Star Medal Maj John R. Braddon.......................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

IstLt Phillip 0. Brady........................................................................................ 31 Dec 1964

Capt Franklin P. Eller,Jr...................................................................................... 31 Dec 1964

Capt Joseph N. Smith............................................................................. 27 Oct 1963-25 Apr 1964

Capt Richard B. Taylor 3.......................................................................... 25 Nov 1962-31 Oct 1963

Legion of Merit Col Earl E. Anderson............................................................................. 8 Jul 1963-15 May 1964

LtCol Earl W. Cassidy. ........................................................................... 2 Jul 1963-14 Jan 1964

Col John F. Carey 4............................................................................... 9 Apr 1962-31 Jul 1962

LtCol ArchieJ. Clapp 5........................................................................... 15 Apr 1962-31 Jul 1962

Col Andre D. Gomez.............................................................................. 19 Jul 1963-14 Jan 1964

Col John H. King,Jr.............................................................................. 16 Oct 1964-15 May 1965

LtColJoseph Koler,Jr............................................................................ 7 Oct 1964-18 Feb 1965

LtCol John H. La Voy............................................................................ 1 Feb 1964-22 Jun 1964

Col Robert A. Merchant........................................................................... 2 Jan 1964-10 Jul 1964

LtCol Clarence C. Moody, Jr....................................................................... 18 Jan 1962-24 Oct 1963

Col Wesley C. Noren.............................................................................. 13 Oct 1963-13 Sep 1964

LtCol Thomas J.Ross............................................................................. 1 Oct 1963-31 Jan 1964

Col Roy H. Thompson............................................................................ 27 Feb 1962-16 Jun 1964

Col Charles E. Warren............................................................................ 8 Feb 1962- 9 Jul 1964

Col Edwin B. Wheeler............................................................................ 1 Aug 1964-23 Aug 1965

 

Distinguished Flying Cross

 

Maj Albert N. Alien.......................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt William J. Burrows...................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt Charles E. Cannon....................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt William Cunningham.................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

IstLt Ronald V. Debrincat..................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt George H. Dunn II....................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt George H.Dunn II....................................................................................... 30 Apr 1964

Capt Robert K. Ervi.......................................................................................... 31 Dec 1963

IstLt Melvin T. Graves....................................................................................... 27 Apr 1964

Capt Theodore A. Heister..................................................................................... 1 Aug 1963

Other awards, such as Navy Commendation Medals, Air Medals, and Purple Hearts are not included in this list. ' First Navy Cross approved for Vietnam.

2 First Navy Distinguished Service Medal awarded for Vietnam.

3 First Silver Star Medal awarded to a Marine for Vietnam.

4-5 First Legions of Merit awarded to USMC personnel for Vietnam.

 

 

 

 



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